sperare

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin spērāre, present active infinitive of spērō (hope, expect), from Proto-Indo-European *speh₁- (to prosper, to turn out well).

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speràre (first-person singular present spèro, first-person singular past historic sperài, past participle speràto, auxiliary avere)

  1. (transitive with di (+ infinitive) or che (+ subjunctive)) to hope
    Spero di rivederti prestoI hope to see you again soon.
    Spero che ti piaccia.I hope you like it.
    Spero di sìI hope so.
  2. (transitive with in) to trust, to hope
    Spero in dio.I hope in God.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From spera (ray of light) +‎ -are; ultimately from Ancient Greek σφαῖρα (sphaîra, sphere).

Verb[edit]

speràre (first-person singular present spèro, first-person singular past historic sperài, past participle speràto, auxiliary avere) (transitive)

  1. to candle (to inspect a transparent or translucent object using a light source)
    sperare un uovoto candle an egg
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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

spērāre

  1. present active infinitive of spērō
  2. second-person singular present passive imperative of spērō
  3. second-person singular present passive indicative of spērō

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

spera (to hope) +‎ -re

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Noun[edit]

sperare f (plural sperări)

  1. hope

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